California Tractor-Trailer And Truck Accidents

Even if there are life-changing injuries or a fatality in a truck accident, it takes a well-documented case to pry full compensation from commercial transportation companies and their insurers.

Any initial settlement offer is unlikely to cover the massive medical bills and the lost income, not to mention appropriate damages for permanent disability or pain and suffering. The Los Angeles and Woodland Hills law firm of Avila & Shaddow provides skilled and aggressive representation focused on obtaining full compensation to cover your current and future needs.

Call our experienced Woodland Hills truck accident attorneys immediately at 866-450-4LAW to preserve your interests. We offer a free consultation and serve clients in greater Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. We pursue damages for 18-wheeler accidents, semi-truck rollovers, and collisions with delivery trucks, utility trucks, construction vehicles, and other large commercial trucks.

Uncovering Negligence And Identifying Liable Parties After A Truck Wreck

To the untrained eye, a truck crash scene only tells part of the story. That is why when a serious truck accident occurs, it is often necessary to use professional investigators, engineers, and accident reconstructionists to examine the crash scene and the vehicles to help prove negligence of the semi-truck driver, the truck's owner, or the commercial transportation company regarding:

  • Speeding, changing lanes, tailgating, and other aggressive driving
  • Wide right turns, short left turns, or backing into another vehicle
  • Driver fatigue and inattention from driving more hours than allowed by federal law
  • Poor maintenance, poorly secured freight, or overweight loads
  • Negligent hiring of drivers with a history of accidents, traffic violations, or substance abuse

Full Compensation for Truck Accident Injuries

In order to build a case against a trucking company, logbooks, "black box" data, maintenance records, employment records, and other evidence need to be obtained and inspected. When confronted with a serious injury accident, trucking companies and their insurance carriers often outright deny or try to conceal liability. How is this accomplished? By intentionally not disclosing evidence that may be damaging to their defense. Some lawyers may not want to go the extra mile to get crucial information because it requires a lot of "extra work." However, our Woodland Hills truck accident lawyers at Avila & Shaddow realize that it is precisely because of our willingness and success in going the extra mile for our clients that puts us in a position to maximize compensation for our clients.

Our Woodland Hills Tractor-Trailer Crash Lawyers Can Help

Trucking accidents cause serious harm, catastrophic injuries, and even wrongful death. The massive impact can cause physical and emotional injuries, huge medical bills, significant loss of earnings, and enjoyment of life.

Since truck accidents are much more complex than a typical car accident, injured people are at a significant disadvantage if they are not represented by an aggressive, skilled attorney who knows how to — and is willing to — fight for their rights. Call for a free consultation or if you need an in-home or hospital visit, we can come to you.